Manor Road, Ringwood, Hampshire

£500,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
SUMMARY A deceptively spacious three/four bedroom Edwardian detached house, which benefits from a single storey rear elevation extension. The property offers beautifully presented and versatile accommodation arranged over two floors, that retains much of its original character, whilst offering every modern convenience, and further benefits from gas fired central heating and mainly replacement PVCu double glazed windows.

SITUATION The property is approximately half a mile from Ringwood town centre, which offers a comprehensive range of independent retail outlets, as well as a diverse range of restaurants, cafe's and bars to suit most culinary tastes. National retailers in the town include Waitrose, Sainsbury and Lidl. Educational establishments within catchment include Ringwood School Academy, a mixed comprehensive secondary school- only a short walk from the house, and Ringwood Junior school on Hightown Road. The property is well placed for access to the A31 for Bournemouth/ South Coast, the Cathedral City Salisbury (via the A338), and Southampton (via the M27). Express Coach services from Ringwood town centre serve an array of regional centres, as well as London (Victoria), Heathrow & Gatwick airports. The New Forest National Park with its thousands of acres of woodland and heathland, Avon Valley Country Park and Moors Valley Country Park are all easily accessible via the A31.

ACCOMMODATION Covered Front Entrance Porch | Chequered quarry tiled step. Coach light. Composite period style front entrance door with double glazed leaded light colour glass glazing, and PVCu obscured glazed side panel windows leads into:

Entrance Hall | Period staircase with attractive spindles and hardwood handrail rises to the first floor. Stripped waxed pine floor boards. High wall mounted cupboard housing the rcd consumer unit. Picture rail. Under stairs recess with exposed brick wall and original single glazed sash frame window. Deep walk in cloaks cupboard. Period style engineered oak doors lead to:

Sitting Room | Feature solid pine fireplace surround with a cast iron grate. Fire basket and tiled hearth. Picture rail. Stripped waxed floorboards. Two wall light points. Centre ceiling light point. Tv aerial point. Period style radiator into the box bay window.

Kitchen/Dining Room | A large full width open plan space subdivided by a peninsula style breakfast bar with oak worktop. Inset Franke circular bowl sink unit and drainer with a 'swan neck' mixer tap. High gloss finish linen coloured cupboards and integrated Indesit dishwasher beneath. In the dining area, which has plenty of character, courtesy of wainscoting and an exposed brick wall, there is ample space for a dining table and six chairs. Bi-folding oak framed doors provide direct access into the family room. Oak effect vinyl flooring flows through into the main body of the Kitchen area: Further oak worktops with backstands and tiled splash backs above. Inset CDA five ring gas hob. CDA contemporary style extractor canopy above with multi speed fan/light. Glazed backstand. Beneath the work surfaces are further linen coloured gloss finish cupboard and drawer units. Contrasting gloss finish mink coloured wall hung kitchen cabinets. Integrated eyeline fan assisted electric oven/grill. Space for a tall refrigerator. Engineered oak door leads into a walk in pantry with shelving. A doorway opening from the kitchen area, as well as bi-fold doors from the dining area lead into

Family Room | Enjoying a West, rear garden aspect. Lantern roof light. Corner wood burning stove on a slate plinth. Oak effect vinyl floor covering. PVCu double glazed external door provides direct access onto a decked raised patio area with rear garden beyond. Adjacent PVCu double glazed windows. Smoke detector. TV aerial point.Full height glazed oak framed door leads into:

Utility Area | Laminated rolled edge work surface with space and plumbing beneath for a washing machine. Adjacent recess with a cat flap. Fitted shoe cupboard .external PVCu window. Tiled flooring which flows through into a vestibule area providing access to:

Shower Room | Close coupled wc. Vanity unit with basin and cupboard beneath. Double shower cubicle with a sliding glazed screen door and Triton 'aqua blast' electric shower valve. Extractor fan. Chrome plated heated towel rail. Tiled flooring.

Office/Bedroom Four | An impressive room with a pine raked vaulted ceiling and velux skylight window. Timber clad colour washed walls, enjoying a South and West rear garden aspect. PVCu double glazed casement door provides direct garden access, at either end of the room are two high wall mounted storage alcoves. Further tall cupboard houses a Potterton gas fired central heating/domestic hot water boiler. Telephone extension point. Wall mounted Gabarron electric heater. Note: this room is currently configured as a bedroom, but would alternatively make an ideal home office.

First Floor Landing | South facing sash framed obscured glazed window. Picture rail. Smoke detector. Panelled doors lead to:

Bathroom | Front East aspect. White three piece suite. Panelled bath with reproduction mixer taps and shower attachment. Vanity unit with reproduction taps. Basin and two drawers beneath. Back to the wall toilet pan with a concealed cistern. Half tiled surrounds including an attractive mosaic tiled 'dado rail'. Chrome plated heated towel rail/radiator combination. Fitted wall mounted shelf. Oak effect vinyl floor covering.

Master Bedroom | A double bedroom with a Westerly rear garden aspect. Ample space for free standing wardrobes. TV aerial point. door to:

Ensuite Shower Room | Fully tiled double shower cubicle with a thermostatic shower valve. Sliding glazed screen door. Vanity unit with basin and two drawers beneath. Tiled splash back. Close coupled wc. Wall mounted mirror fronted medicine cabinet. Wall mounted chrome plated heated towel rail.

Bedroom Two | A double bedroom, front East aspect. To either side of the chimney breast are a fitted double wardrobe/storage cupboards with clothes hanging rail and box cupboard above, and a double airing cupboard with factory lagged hot water cylinder and slatted shelving. Further cupboard above also with slatted shelving. Picture rail. TV aerial point.

Bedroom Three | Side aspect window. Access to attic space - boarded with electric power and light. Velux double glazed skylight window (subject to building regulations approval it may be possible to convert the attic space to create additional accommodation).

EXTERNALLY The front garden is mainly laid to block paving which has created off road parking for several vehicles. A side access, secured by a timber screen gate, leads into:

A secluded and enclosed rear garden, enjoying a West aspect, and approximately 110ft in depth from the rear elevation of the house.

A 'sun trap' decked patio abuts the rear of the house and can be approached from the house either from the family room or office/bedroom four, which has created a private space for entertaining or quiet contemplation - in this area there is also an external water tap, shallow sleeper edged steps, adjacent to which are well stocked borders with a colourful array of flowers and shrubs, then leads onto lawns, bounded by established flower and shrub borders - and where there are also several mature fruit trees and a seated arbour. At the bottom of the garden are sited a timber garden chalet and a timber built workshop - both with electric power, and the former with a telephone extension point.

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